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Recently in the U.S., it seems as if partisan rancor has replaced reasoned debate; mainstream media has become contentious and ideological; and discussions of important issues are being dominated by emotion than by facts and analysis. The debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) attempts to change this trend and raise the level of public discourse on the key issues of our day.
Does big government stifle the American spirit?
Moderator: John Donvan
Speaking for the motion: Phil Gramm, Art Laffer
Speaking against the motion: Nouriel Roubini, Laura Tyson